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Words and Music Festival wows audiences in Nantwich

Words and Music Festival wows audiences in Nantwich

The tenth Words and Music Festival in Nantwich is hitting all the right notes with fans, say organisers.

The week-long festival has pulled in crowds to eight venues around the town, with tickets still available for some shows.

Nantwich musician Tim Lee launches latest album at concert

Nantwich musician Tim Lee launches latest album at concert

By Jonathan White
Talented Nantwich musician Tim Lee has launched his latest album at an intimate concert in Cheshire.

Tim performed his new work “And into the Woods” to an appreciative audience at ‘The Electric Church’ independent record store and coffee shop in Winsford.

Nantwich Words and Music Festival launches poetry anthology

Nantwich Words and Music Festival launches poetry anthology

Nantwich Words & Music Festival is marking its tenth year by launching an anniversary poetry anthology.

Organisers say the anthology will feature a collection of poems submitted to the festival’s popular poetry competition in the past decade, judged by renown poets like Kim Moore (pictured).

August 10, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News
Nantwich Words & Music Festival to stage songwriting contest

Nantwich Words & Music Festival to stage songwriting contest

Organisers of the Nantwich Words & Music Festival are to stage the event’s first songwriting competition to mark its tenth year.

And the contest will be judged by industry experts, including BBC Radio 6 Music’s Early Breakfast Show host Chris Hawkins (pictured).

Review: Poets Mike Garry and John Cooper Clarke, Nantwich Civic

Review: Poets Mike Garry and John Cooper Clarke, Nantwich Civic

By Claire Faulkner
Standing on stage to introduce an evening of poetry to a packed Civic Hall, Nantwich Words and Music Festival organiser Nigel Stonier said “we care about the words”.

This love for language couldn’t have been any better demonstrated by the two poets performing that night, Mike Garry and Dr John Cooper Clarke.

Nantwich Words and Music Festival ticket sales soar

Nantwich Words and Music Festival ticket sales soar

Organisers of Nantwich’s Words & Music Festival predict the best Festival yet, as ticket sales rocket.

Fans of original music and literature from across the region will travel to Nantwich for the ninth annual event from October 10-16.

Nantwich Words and Music Festival proves big success again

Nantwich Words and Music Festival proves big success again

By Jonathan White
The 8th annual Words and Music Festival in Nantwich has been hailed another massive success.

Headline acts for the week-long festival included Barbara Dickson, Gruff Rhys, Thea Gilmore, The Christians and poet Kim Moore.

October 22, 2015 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Barbara Dickson at St Mary’s Church Nantwich

Review: Barbara Dickson at St Mary’s Church Nantwich

By Kirsty Rollings
Hundreds of people gathered in St Mary’s Church in Nantwich to enjoy legendary singer Barbara Dickson’s acoustic set as part of Words & Music Festival 2015.

Famous for her lead roles in West End musicals, unforgettable hit singles and as an actress, Dickson took to the stage with her pianist accompanying her, opening the set with the ever popular ‘Another Suitcase in Another Hall’, much to the crowd’s delight.

October 21, 2015 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Gruff Rhys at Nantwich Words and Music Festival

Review: Gruff Rhys at Nantwich Words and Music Festival

By Sara Royle
Playing support to the Super Furry Animals vocalist Gruff Rhys can’t be an easy gig to agree to.

It would have been understandable if She Makes War had been apprehensive before taking the Crown Hotel ballroom stage.

October 17, 2015 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Review: Frazey Ford sparkles at Words and Music Festival

Review: Frazey Ford sparkles at Words and Music Festival

Canadian Frazey Ford proved a brilliant headline act for the opening night of the Nantwich Words and Music Festival.

Nantwichnews writer Sara Royle went along to watch.

October 13, 2015 0 comments Music Reviews, What's On & Reviews
Words and Music Festival launches at Enzo in Nantwich

Words and Music Festival launches at Enzo in Nantwich

The 2015 Words and Music Festival was launched in a blaze of tasty pizza and foot-tapping tunes at Enzo last night (October 12)

The coffee shop on Nantwich town square hosted festival organisers, dignitaries, performers, local media and friends and family for the launch.

Nantwich poet inspires students ahead of Words & Music Festival

Nantwich poet inspires students ahead of Words & Music Festival

Imaginative English students were inspired to write after receiving top poetry tips from a Nantwich poet.

Nantwich Words & Music Festival volunteer Helen Kay visited the A-Level group at South Cheshire College to raise the profile of the festival’s poetry competition among young people.

October 2, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
Canadian star lined up for Nantwich Words and Music Festival

Canadian star lined up for Nantwich Words and Music Festival

Organisers of the 8th Words & Music Festival in Nantwich have lured Canadian folk singer Frazey Ford to perform live.

Frazey, who also reads poetry, will be travelling more than 4,500 miles from Vancouver for the festival in October.

August 20, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News